The confidence which we have in ourselves engenders the greatest part of that which we have in others
Quote by Francois La Rochefoucauld
The one thing people are the most liberal with, is their advice.
Love is like the ocean waves, it either has it high or low times and...
Confidence contributes more to conversation than wit.
Jealousy is always born with love, but does not always die with it
In jealousy there is more of self-love than love
The heat of youth is not more opposed to safety than the coldness of age.
Absence diminishes little passions and increases great ones, as wind extinguishes candles and fans a...
Jealousy feeds upon suspicion, and it turns into fury or it ends as soon as...
Politeness of the mind is to have delicate thoughts
If we resist our passions, it is more through their weakness than from our strength
Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever
It takes nearly as much ability to know how to profit by good advice as...
To safeguard one's health at the cost of too strict a diet is a tiresome...
Old men are fond of giving advice to console themselves for being no longer in...
The world more often rewards the appearance of merit than merit itself
Decency is the least of all laws, but yet it is the law which is...
Jealousy is the greatest of all evils, and the one which arouses the least pity...
When love becomes labored we welcome an act of infidelity towards ourselves to free us...
Infidelity in woman is a masculine trait
She suspected him of infidelity, with and without reason, morning, noon and night
Not even man that will re-find himself will be able to remove the vanity from...